- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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Hundreds Of Chicagoans Protest As Colombian Government Cracks Down On Activists In Deadly Fashion: ‘We Are With Them’
Protesters rallied to support loved ones in Colombia: “My brother tells me he has to stay in the house all day listening to the gunshots from his apartment."8:30 AM CDT
Navy Pier Flyover, A Project That Spanned 3 Chicago Mayoral Administrations, Is Finally Done
The $64 million project links the north and south legs of the lakefront trail, sending it over the Chicago River, Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.
6 Years Later, Police Torture Survivors Are Still Waiting On The Memorial Chicago Promised Them
Under former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge, officers tortured at least 100 Black men into confessions over two decades.
Festivals Are Returning This Summer. Here’s A Peek At What’s Back
Mayor Lightfoot announced officials have begun reviewing applications for outdoor festivals, street and arts and craft fairs and athletic events.
‘Room Rodeo,’ A Chicago Student’s Film On Black Cowboys, Snags City Grant — And You Can See It Next Week
The short film blending drama and documentary features interviews with South Shore bull rider Aaron Baxter and Chicago cowboy Murdock, The Man With No First Name.
Bishop Louis Henry Ford, Namesake Of Freeway And Eulogist At Emmett Till’s Funeral, Was Chicago’s 1st Historic Preservationist
Chicago’s oldest house, the 1836 Henry B. Clarke House, was bought by Bishop Ford in 1941 and cared for by Ford and the St. Paul Church of God in Christ until it became a city-run house museum in 1982.
Lake Shore Drive Renamed Du Sable Drive? Name Change Approved By Key City Committee
The name change will now go before the full City Council — over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s objections.
New Vegan Spot Stand-Up Burgers Giving Away Hundreds Of Free Burgers To Celebrate Monday Opening Downtown
Vegan burger joint Stand-Up Burgers is giving away free meals to the first 300 customers at its Downtown location, 204 N. Wells St.
Former Congressman Luis Gutierrez Demands Kim Foxx Take Immediate Action To Fix Botched Handling Of Adam Toledo Case
State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Thursday she has yet to see video of police shooting Toledo. "You turned your back on all of us seeking justice in the city," Gutierrez said to Foxx.
Man Accused In Road Rage Shooting Of Toddler Kayden Swann Was Told There Was A Child In The Car Before Opening Fire, Prosecutors Say
A judge ordered Deandre Binion held without bail for his alleged role in the shooting, which left a 22-month-old toddler clinging to life on April 6.
Cop Who Killed 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Should Be Charged With Murder, Little Village Activists Tell Kim Foxx
The Little Village Community Council is also calling for a prosecutor to resign after video contradicted statements he made in court.
Man Charged With Shooting Toddler In Lake Shore Drive Road Rage Incident
Toddler Kayden Swann was recently transferred out of intensive care but is still being treated at Lurie Children's Hospital.
Faster Trains Have Arrived On The Blue Line: Take A Look At The CTA’s New 7000-Series Train Cars
Pre-pandemic, riders found themselves crushed into trains or on platforms having to wait as multiple packed trains passed them by. The new cars will help congestion problems — if they arise again.
Mayor’s Plan To Require More Affordable Units In Residential Developments Earns Key City Approval
The Lightfoot administration's plan would require developers building in most parts of the city to include 20 percent affordable units, up from the current 10 percent.
Navy Pier Will Start Reopening April 30 With Fireworks Shows, Ferris Wheel Rides And More
The pier has been closed since the fall, when COVID-19 was surging in and around Chicago.
Kayden Swann, Toddler Shot In Head On Lake Shore Drive, Out Of Intensive Care And Expected To Have ‘A Great Road Ahead’
“After over two weeks of intensive care treatment, Kayden Swann, now 22 months old, has been extubated and is breathing on his own with support,” Dr. Marcelo Malakooti of Lurie’s Children’s Hospital said in a statement.
In-Person City Council Meetings Returning Next Week For First Time In A Year
The meetings moved online in spring 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but members of the City Council will now have the option to meet in person.
Downtown Businesses Board Up, Expecting Unrest After Adam Toledo Video Released
“All is calm for now but you never know. Plus, we’ll see what happens next week in Minnesota. I’m just as worried about that,” one officer said.
City Raising Lake Shore Drive Bridge Downtown — The Same Day Adam Toledo Video Will Be Released
A city spokesman said the bridge will be raised Thursday night to Friday morning “for testing and maintenance ahead of boat run season.”
Protesters March Through The Loop To Honor Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo And Victims Of Police Violence: ‘This Is Our Problem, Too’
About 100 people demonstrated Tuesday night to protest the killings of Toledo, who was fatally shot by a police officer in Little Village, and Wright, a 20-year-old shot outside Minneapolis.